Extreme Cold Saturday Night and Sunday

Temperatures will fall below zero Saturday night (February 13), and then get no warmer than the teens in the daytime on Sunday (Valentines Day).

  • Charlestown will open a warming center in the Police Department Community Room for anyone who needs temporary shelter, but call (401) 364-1212×0 to confirm this before going to the Police Station.
  • Check on elderly friends and neighbors.
  • Most pets can only stand extreme cold for a few minutes
  • If you Lose Heat For Any Reason during an Extreme Cold Emergency… Please Call 211. Operators Will be Standing By To Help You Find Warm Shelter.

Check the web page at Town Hall for more information.

Photo credit: Tom Tetzner sent us this photograph of a Juvenile Harp Seal in Point Judith Pond at the Narrows on the ice. Harp Seals are known as ice seals.